The implications for climate sensitivity of AR5 forcing and heat uptake estimates

@article{Lewis2014TheIF,
  title={The implications for climate sensitivity of AR5 forcing and heat uptake estimates},
  author={N. Lewis and Judith R. Curry},
  journal={Climate Dynamics},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={1009-1023}
}
  • N. Lewis, Judith R. Curry
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Climate Dynamics
  • Energy budget estimates of equilibrium climate sensitivity (ECS) and transient climate response (TCR) are derived using the comprehensive 1750–2011 time series and the uncertainty ranges for forcing components provided in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Working Group I Report, along with its estimates of heat accumulation in the climate system. The resulting estimates are less dependent on global climate models and allow more realistically for forcing… CONTINUE READING
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